Tag Archives: weight

What is a Calorie and How to Manage Them for Weight Maintenance and Loss

You don’t have to know a lot about nutrition to be well aware of this one particular word: calorie.  Calories are like Peter Pan’s shadow, no matter how hard you try and shake them they follow you EVERYWHERE! But what … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Make Tea Enjoyable (Brewing Secrets)

The other day I fed my shopping bug and picked out the cutest little tea pot at Teavana, comparable to a Toys“R”Us for tea lovers. We’ve all heard the health benefits of tea rattled off to us at one point … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Does Eating Late Really Lead to Gaining Weight?

We all hold on to the fantasy of a family sit down dinner. The sun is just setting and everyone’s gathered around a beautifully decorated table, enjoying friendly conversation and a well-balanced delicious meal, which you can immediately smell upon … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Health Benefits to Eating Slowly

Our family of four owns a garbage disposal, and no I’m not talking about the fancy expensive kind that makes awful noises as it devours left over food, (though ours often makes equally disturbing noises).  Our garbage disposal is child … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Protein all the Whey

In the exercise world we are constantly hearing about protein.  This is most likely because not only are essential amino acids the building blocks for muscles, skin, nails, and other body tissues, but research also shows it can help improve … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness/Workouts, Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Simple Food Swaps for a Healthy Diet

The other night a family friend, while rummaging through the pantry in awe of my lack of junk food, asked me to teach her how to eat healthy without giving her a strict diet to follow. While this seems like … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Scoop on Diets

So you’re looking to lose weight.  Who isn’t nowadays, with the taunting images of perfectly airbrushed supermodels on every television screen and magazine cover?  It’s a wonder Americans spend an estimated $42 billion dollars each year on weight loss foods … Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition Facts and Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments